KETSec aims to be the reference Conference for the academic, industrial, and research community in Mexico. As our society becomes increasingly interconnected, digitalized, and smart; we need to make sure that we have in-place cutting-edge processes and technologies that allow us to live secure. KETSec is a conference where researchers can will send innovative proposals, which are related to Cyber Security and Digital Forensic Science.

* Cyber knowledge computing in cloud / edge /fog computing.
* Social network interaction and intelligence.
* Artificial intelligence for cyberspace.
* Cyber behavioral analytics and profiling .

* Security, privacy and trustworthiness.
* Blockchain in cybersecurity operations.
* Automatic discovery of security process models.
* Predictive security process analytics

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:
August 8th, 2021

Author notification:
September 16th, 2021
Camera Ready:
September 28th, 2021
Payment (accepted papers):
September 28th, 2021
December 15th-18th, 2021
September 30th, 2021
Award and announcement:
December 16th, 2021

Paper Submission

All the (up 15 A4-pages by each manuscript) papers will be submitted and presented at the conference in English. All submissions will be double-blind peer reviewed for originality, technical content and relevance to the theme of this conference by three members of the Program Committee. Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings published by Advances in Intelligent System and Computing. The manuscripts must be submitted through EasyChair using the following link

Authors should consult Springer's authors' guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers. In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form. The corresponding author signing the copyright form should match the corresponding author marked on the paper. Once the files have been sent to Springer, changes relating to the authorship of the papers cannot be made.

Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and to present the communication at the conference, if it is accepted.


KETSec 2020 is quite honored to present the following workshops:

* Blockchain for biometrics. * Bot detection on social networks.
* Biometric Attacks based on Signature Synthesis.
* Detecting mental disorders in social network users.

Student's Meeting

The KETSec 2020 Postgraduate Students' Meeting (KETSec 2020-PSM) has been designed for bringing together Master and PhD students in order to discuss their research with a panel of both students and senior researchers in different areas.

Honorary Chair

• Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Executive General Chair

• Felix Barrio, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

General Chair

• Octavio Loyola-González, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
• Yi Qian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Program Chairs

• Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
• Miguel Angel Medina-Pérez, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
• Raúl Monroy, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

Publication Chairs

• Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
• Yi Qian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
• Miguel Angel Medina-Pérez, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
• Raúl Monroy, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
• Octavio Loyola-González, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

Workshop Chairs

• Miguel González Mendoza, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
• César Torres Huitzil, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
• Gabriel Sánchez. Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México
• Jezreel Mejía. CIEMAT-Conacyt, México

Publicity Chairs

• Xinyue Ye, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
• Miguel A. Álvarez Carmona, CICESE, México
• Jiliang Li, University of Göttingen, Germany
• Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
• Arquímides Méndez Molina, INAOE, Mexico
• Juan Arturo Nolazco Flores, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

Webmaster Chair

• Angel Lucio Rodríguez, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

Steering Committee

• Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
• Felix Barrio, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• Octavio Loyola-González, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• Miguel Angel Medina-Pérez, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• Juan Arturo Nolazco Flores, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• Ricardo A. Ramírez Mendoza, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• José Carlos Miranda Valenzuela, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• César Torres Huitzil, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México
• Alma Patricia Chávez Cervantes, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

Challenge of Innovation
Companies will developed specific challenges to be addressed. Research groups can propose their best solution to these challenges. The important dates to develop these solutions as follows:

Challenge will be delivered:
July 1st, 2020
Manuscript submission deadline:
September 1st, 2020
Oral Presentation:
December 18, 2020
December 18, 2020
Award and announce:
December 18, 2020
Innovative ideas in the solution in these challenges will be greatly appreciated in the evaluation process. The winners will receive prizes and the possibility of receipt a financial award for the development of their proposal.
Program Committee
• Iman Dehzangi, USA
• Yosvany López, Japan
• Monireh Dabaghchian, USA
• Ghazaleh Taherzadeh, Australia
• Ashish Gupta, USA
• Serge Autexier, Germany
• Manuel Montes-Y-Gómez, México
• Phan Cong-Vinh, Vietnam
• Moises Diaz, Spain
• Dieter Hutter, Germany
• Julian Fierrez, Spain
• Iván S. Razo-Zapata, Netherland
• Aythami Morales, Spain
• Ram Krishnan, USA
• Ponciano Jorge Escamilla-Ambrosio, México
• Mikhail Langovoy, Germany
• Cosme Ernesto Santiesteban Toca, Cuba
• Miguel Ángel Álvarez Carmona, México
• Yoanna Martinez-Diaz, Cuba
• Alberto Oliart Ros, México
• Niusvel Acosta-Mendoza, Brazil
• Roberto Alonso, México
• Raciel Yera Toledo, Cuba
• Luis Trejo, México
• Vladímir Rodríguez, Cuba
• Luis-Carlos González-Gurrola, México
• Miguel González Mendoza, Mexico
• Andrés Eduardo Gutiérrez Rodríguez, México
• Jorge Rodriguez Ruiz, México
• Rocio Aldeco-Perez, México
• Leonardo Chang, México
• Carlos Mex-Perera, México
• Miguel Angel León Chávez, México
• Leopoldo Altamirano, México
• Cesar Torres-Huitzil, México
• Rene MacKinney-Romero, México
• Lázaro Bustio-Martinez, México
• Alicia Morales-Reyes, México
• Luciano García-Bañuelos, México
• Mario Graff, México
• Gina Gallegos García, México
• Thomas (Tommy) H. Morris, USA

KETSec 2020
  • Address: Park Royal Cancun (All-Inclusive), Boulevard Kukulcan Lt18 Km. 12.5, 1-B, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
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Park Royal Cancun

The Park Royal Cancun All-Inclusive plan allows guests to enjoy:
• Unlimited Meals at two outstanding restaurants
• Unlimited Drinks for Adults & Kids at 3 inviting bars
• All Day pool and deck refreshments
• Daily activity programs include everything for adults and kids. There is beach and pool volleyball, live entertainment and bingo. Kids’ Beach & Pool activities last all day with Super Heroes, crafts, and games.
• Pool DJ and games coordinator
• Catamarans, Sail Boats & Kayaks
• Snorkeling & non-motorized water sports

All taxes and gratuities are included so you can visit every area of the hotel and grounds and leave your wallet locked safely in your room.